Head Quarters 26th May 1783
The enclosed papers were handed to me a few Days ago—The Case of the Officers as therein represented, appears singularly hard; but I can only refer him to the Civil power, for Relief from civil processes.
I will thank your Excellency to take the Trouble of reading the papers—and, if any legal remedy can be given to Lieut. Stewart, that you will be pleased to suggest the Mode to B. Genl Hazen. With great Respect & Regard I am &c.
DLC: Papers of George Washington.